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tuman, thank you. >>> well, california reached an all-time high of 18.2 million registered voters in the last week. a field poll estimate says voter turnout would reach 70% yesterday nationwide voter turnout was lighter than in 2008 but polls in virginia and florida had to stay open late to accommodate long lines of voters. >> i have to tell you that i voted in a garage yesterday. >> i know you did. >> it was a first. i had never even heard of that, lawrence. >> that's what we do in california, michelle. wherever we need to vote, that's where we go. it was a great day yesterday but what changes we're seeing this morning! low clouds and fog have swept back onshore. the sea breeeze is kicking in so temperatures will be a whole lot different outside today. we have some dense fog out there, as well. so watch out for that. a little misty at the coastline. some fog made its way inside the bay as well, some dense fog showing up in some of the north bay valleys. 54 degrees now in san francisco. 57 in san jose. 51 in santa rosa. high pressure now giving way to that trough that's sitting al
measure that would raise taxes to benefit california's schools. the biggest backer of prop 38 was civil rights attorney molly munger. she spent at least $20 million on the yes on 38 campaign. >>> 6:10 now. an attempt to repeal california's death penalty law was narrowly rejected by the voters yesterday with just 6% of ballots unaccounted for right now. 53% of the state voters oppose prop 34. the ballot measure would have wiped out the largest death row population in the country. but while prop 34 appears destined for defeat, some activists are finding a silver lining in all of this. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is outside san quentin state prison in marin county with the encouraging signs some death penalty opponents are seeing today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's because now the death penalty is back on the talking table because this is the first time in 30 years we have seen a statewide vote on whether or not to keep the death penalty. now, the measure would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole. this would convert
.com/weather. >>> it's not the weather that kept planes grounded in southern california. it's the lights. a number of flights scheduled to depart from burbank bob hope airport were canceled after a mechanical failure knocked out the lighting system on one of the runways. arriving planes were forced to use a different runway but there were still some delays on flights from the bay area to burbank. >> frustrating because i think the lights were out before we actually boarded the plane. and they didn't tell us. they thought they were going to be able to get over there, fix it and they would be done. >> we just checked with the airport and they are still trying to get the lights working. it's up to the individual airlines to decide if they want to use the airport. >>> 5:07. a 13-year-old girl in mountain view recovering from a sexual assault. police say two teens and an adult male are under arrest and found the girl drunk near castro elementary school wednesday night. there was some bruising on her back. according to the police, the suspects were drinking with the victim at someone's home before that
] >> no kidding. >>> the jackpot triggered a ticket buying spree but not here in california. the lottery commission is meeting trying to hammer that would allow the golden state join the big party. the 42 states that all take part in the powerball lottery. fans are ready to play. >> powerball, powerball going be the thing. i'm glad it's come here. it's a wonderful thing. we deserve a chance to hit it. >> frank bought some tickets and got three numbers right. >> three bucks. >> pretty good. i think the last time i got a lottery ticket i won $1. so i bought a lottery ticket and then lost it all. it's dry outside. you're good to go from the altamont pass to livermore. drive time 15 minutes. not too bad. the bay bridge we had an earlier wind advisory, chp issued it around 2:15 this morning. they already canceled it so now you're good to go all across the upper deck. let's go to our maps. we still have this traffic alert. it's been in effect since 3:30 this morning. injury accident napa county. highway 121 at highway 128 the northbound lane of 121 remains block. we just checked in with chp to
, trees in the woodside area, california 84 shut down both directions between grandview and highway 35. moderate traffic across the golden gate bridge. once again, wind advisories in effect. use mass transit. bart's been running like clockwork this morning. all trains on time. that's a check of traffic and weather together every 10 minutes here on cbs 5. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> that storm has been dumping on marin county all night. no one knows that more than cbs 5 reporter anne makovec, in mill valley where there's plenty of local flooding this morning. anne, how are you doing. >> reporter: well, i'm all right. i'm definitely wet. but no real drama up here yet. the problem is when you get the drowned as wet as it is right now. there's a potential for trees to fall because there's it's windy. we travel around in a tall vehicle and that thing has been rocking and rolling this morning. you can see several inches in this parking lot, the park and ride in mill valley. part of it is blocked off so cars don't come and park here because this is something they are used to. you can
in the powerball drawing. california state officials say by adding powerball sales would add an additional 90 to $120 million in revenue. it cost $2 to play the game and the jackpot goes up as you can see -- >> you have friends where? >> back in new england and new hampshire i had a buddy buy 10 for me $20, i won $3. i'm a winner. [ laughter ] >>> 6:10. it's a cheap way to travel in style. >> it's all about us trying to make bus travel sexy again. >> a new express bus expand to the bay area. where you can travel for a dollar. >> and "sports illustrated" called them underdogs. but the record speaks for itself. why this bay area football team is getting national attention when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, able to get from the bay aro los angeles.. for less thane price of a pack of gum. >>> you will soon be able to get from the bay area to los angeles for less than the price of a pack of gum. a new express bus service is rolling into the bay area. it's called megabus. all tickets will be a dollar at first. otherwise, most seats range from $5 to $9. not too bad. the double-decker buse
gann said the watch is art. he has ties to the artist community in southern california. tonight he is being held at the santa right jail. >> thank you, mark sayre in oakland >>> a 65-year-old woman kidnapped, beaten sexually assaulted and the suspects is a 14-year-old boy. it started at a store on plaza drive in vallejo. the woman was found duct taped in a ditch on 80. anne makovec reports. >> we had a conversation with the victim. she is an incredibly strong insightful woman. >> reporter: this lieutenant is referring to a 56-year-old woman kid -- 65-year-old woman kidnapped and assaulted at gunpoint by a 14-year-old boy starting at a shopping center on plaza drive in vallejo late yesterday afternoon. police say the boy forced the woman to drive her minivan a few miles then stopped to assault her both physically and sexually. >> it was an extremely serious violent attack. >> severe head trauma. her eyes were swollen shut. >> reporter: the teen left the woman unconscious bound in duct tape on highway 80 found by passersby. >> they summoned aid for her, took care of her and got her treatment
in these red books could be among the first three strikers in california to be released under the newly passed proposition 36. >> this county was pro active because as the district attorney, i supported proposition 36. >> reporter: district attorney jeff rosen got ahead of the curve and began compiling the list even before the votes were cast. >> i thought that reforming the "three strikes" law in this way would make the punishment fit the crime. >> reporter: santa clara county has 550 three strikes cases where inmates are serving sentences of 25 years to life in prison. of those, the d.a. determined 118 cases are eligible for early release under prop 36. they are cases that involve nonviolent offenders who have been already served as many as 10 years in prison. >> a typical fact pattern being prior burglary offenses and the new offense being drug possession or petty theft or writhing a bad check. >> reporter: this man supports prop 36 because it refocuses three strikes on the violent offenders. >> it's more fair because sometimes it takes people a while to learn from their mistakes and the la
pressure the tail end of it here right there sideswipes the northwestern section of the state of california. you can see it right there. that's why we're going to be wet again tonight. this translates into snow into the highest elevations of the tahoe area. but watch our futurecast. bam, right there, it places that cold front stretched right across the central bay about 8:00 tonight. and then there's that low i was alluding to with more scattered showers for sunday morning. the bul of the day will be dry. rainfall amounts another quarter inch throughout the san francisco area. higher amounts north of the golden gate bridge. perhaps a third of an inch of rain in downtown san jose. this means snow in the high sierra. winter weather advisory in effect until 10:00 tomorrow morning. and then it moves on over to a snow-rain mix by monday. tomorrow's temperatures 50s and 60s everywhere, flat winds out of the south at 5. 61 degrees in concord. 62 degrees in santa rosa. here is your seven-day forecast. we call for mostly cloudy skies each day monday through that getaway wednesday. now, even though i
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